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Results: 141 - 160 of 333
  • 29 Mar 2016
    Zhaochun Ren wins Chinese Government Award

    Zhaochun Ren, PhD candidate at the UvA Informatics Institute, has been awarded the ‘2016 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad’. He receives the award for his PhD research on ...

  • 10 Mar 2016
    Best student paper for Mohammad Shafahi

    At the BIOINFORMATICS 2016 conference (21-23 February) in Rome, Mohammad Shafahi from the Federated Collaborative Networks group won the prize for the best student paper.

  • 8 Mar 2016
    Three UvA Informatics Master's renew their designation as ‘Top Rated Programme’

    The Master's programmes in Logic, System and Network Engineering (SNE) and Software Engineering at the University of Amsterdam's Graduate School of Informatics have once again achieved the designation ‘Top Rated ...

  • 8 Mar 2016
    Science Education at UvA-VU: Master's in Computational Science

    ‘Nature is a complex system that processes information. Computational Science aims to make the complexity of those systems traceable.’ So it says on the website of the Master’s in Computational Science, and it is the ...

  • 1 Mar 2016
    Pilot at schools with learning environment for ‘systems thinking’

    Dynalearn Web, an interactive learning environment that helps students develop systems thinking, is being tested at secondary schools in the Amsterdam region as part of a feasibility study. Bert Bredeweg of the UvA ...

  • 25 Feb 2016
    Review committee very positive on computer science collaboration UvA and VU

    According to the national review committee Computer Science, the collaboration between the computer science departments of VU and UvA has the potential to 'become one of the worldwide leading institutes for Computer ...

  • 23 Feb 2016
    IvI and ILLC start collaboration with software company SAP

    The UvA research institutes IvI and ILLC have started a collaboration with software company SAP. The first two projects are focused on text analysis in combination with machine learning.

  • 22 Feb 2016
    Christof Monz receives Google Faculty Research Award

    Christof Monz, who is associate professor at the Informatics Institute, has received a Google Faculty Research Award worth the amount of 58,000 US dollars.

  • 1 Feb 2016
    Tata Steel opens new office at Amsterdam Science Park

    Steel manufacturer Tata Steel officially opened a new office at Amsterdam Science Park on Friday, 29 January.

  • 28 Jan 2016
    Nikos Voskarides wins 2014/2015 STIL Thesis Award

    ILPS PhD student Nikos Voskarides won the 2014/2015 STIL Thesis Award for his MSc thesis 'Explaining relationships between entities.'

  • 26 Jan 2016
    NWO TOP-funding for five Faculty of Science researchers

    Five researchers of the Faculty of Science were awarded funding from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) as part of the NWO TOP-programme. They are: Carsten Dominik and Selma de Mink (Anton ...

  • 25 Jan 2016
    Maarten de Rijke receives NWO TOP grant

    Professor Maarten de Rijke receives an NWO TOP grant worth €650.000 to work on contextual learning to rank for information retrieval.

  • 12 Jan 2016
    Computer predicts popularity of pictures on twitter

    Photos of cats are extremely popular on websites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. But why pictures are popular online is actually not very clear. Thomas Mensink and his colleagues Cees Snoek and Spencer Capallo ...

  • 17 Dec 2015
    Assistant professor ‘Information Processing in Complex Adaptive Systems’

    The Computational Science Laboratory (CSL) of the Informatics Institute has a vacancy for an Assistant professor.

  • 8 Dec 2015
    Green Computer Networks

    The latest issue of the Amsterdam Science magazine features an article on the research done by assistant professor in the System and Network Engineering (SNE) group at the Informatics Institute, Paola Grosso and her ...

  • 2 Nov 2015
    CIKM 2015 best student paper award for Daan Odijk

    Daan Odijk, PhD student in the ILPS team at the UvA, received the Best Student Paper Award for his paper 'Struggling and Success in Web Search' at the 24th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge ...

  • 2 Nov 2015
    LODLaundromat wins best paper award

    Laurens Rietveld en Wouter Beek, PhD students in the Knowledge Representation group at the VU, together with their supervisor Stefan Schlobach, won the Best Paper Award last week at the International Semantic Web ...

  • 15 Oct 2015
    Peter Mika wins Semantic Web 10 Year impact award

    At the International Semantic Web Conference last week, Peter Mika has received the 10 Year Impact Award. This is the most prestigious award of the semantic web community, and is awarded to the Semantic Web paper ...

  • 15 Oct 2015
    TrimBot2020 project for Theo Gevers

    Theo Gevers from the UvA Informatics Institute has been granted funding for the Trimbot2020 project. He will conduct research in the field of 3D computer vision to develop a gardening robot that is able to ...

  • 8 Oct 2015
    Introducing the COMPAT project

    The COMPAT project is led by Alfons Hoekstra. The 3-year Horizon 2020 funded COMPAT project launched on 1 October 2015.